Tag Archives: Business

1st Emirati women in their profession gather under one roof at “Emirati Women Breaking Barriers” Forum

Organised by HCT -Dubai students Najla Al Awadhi, former member of FNC and Chief Executive at Dubai Media incorporated, inaugurated “Emirati Women Breaking Barriers” Forum at The Higher Colleges of Technology -Dubai ( HCT -Dubai), Women’s Campus, which shed the light on first Emirati women in their profession by celebrating their stories and discussing gender, family, and culture barriers. The …

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Bahrain’s Al Muqla reveals business leaders’ perception of PR at Doha Conference

Communicating professionally is vital for organisational success. Bahrain-based President of Gulf Marcom Group and Founder and Chairman of Hill + Knowlton Strategies Middle East, Mr. Khamis Al Muqla, attended the Third Regional Public Relations Conference held by the International Public Relations Association, Gulf Chapter, in Doha, Qatar from 15th to 16th May, 2013. The theme of the session was “Leaders’ …

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VISS students soak up business, education and life lessons in the USA

Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) students embark on Business Studies trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Sharjah, UAE: Students from Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) received a business studies lesson of a lifetime from companies including Google and Intel during a recent trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Sixteen senior school students, who were accompanied by …

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Serial Entrepreneur Ashish J. Thakkar Introduces Mara Online – a Unique set of Social Portals for Connecting Africa Globally

Mara Online provides professional, personal and social tools for communicating, networking, innovating and collaborating across borders. The launch of Mara Online was announced today by Ashish J Thakkar, Founder and CEO of Mara Group and Mara Foundation, during his keynote at the world’s largest entrepreneur’s conference TiEcon. The vision of this new online and mobile platform is to become the …

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Qatar: Groundbreaking launch of Alwaseeta

Qatar Intermediate Industries holding Co. Ltd. known as “Qatar Holding” a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum, unveiled on the 14th of May at a ceremony; its new corporate identity. The groundbreaking ceremony was held under the auspices of HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and the Chairman of the Board. On this occasion, the company …

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A wide Arab participation in the 9th session of Intel Entrepreneurship Challenge MENA

2000 Arab participants. Intel Corporation announced that May 15, 2013 will be the closing date of the registration in the 9th session of the Intel Business Challenge, MENA noting that only 20 technology business plans will compete in the regional finals which will be held in Dubai where only four candidates will be selected from the Arab world to compete …

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UAE: Tagetik to Showcase ‘TAGETIK 4’ Software at the ‘Temenos Community Forum 2013’

ABU DHABI, UAE, May 14, 2013: Leading Performance Management solution provider launching ‘Tagetik 4’ software to banks and financial services attending the conference. Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today extends the launch of its ‘Tagetik 4 ‘ software at the annual ‘Temenos Community Forum’ – May 14 …

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Commits To ‘Engage, Contribute And Inspire’ The Middle East Via Robust CSR Strategy In The Region

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company , LLC today unveils its global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, ‘Community Footprints’, in the region, exercising the guiding principles to engage, contribute and inspire. Reaffirming its commitment Global Citizenship, Community Footprints focuses the company’s CSR efforts across the Middle East and around the world on making a meaningful difference in the local communities where the …

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TURN8 Seed Accelerator Scouting Middle East Startup Scene

Idea pitching events to be held this month in Dubai, Amman and Cairo. TURN8, a new seed accelerator program organized by DP World, is seeking innovative technologies and startup ideas from around the world, including the UAE, Jordan and Egypt. This month, TURN8 is hosting three idea pitching marathons, called Innov-a-thons, in the Middle East to scout for ideas from …

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Influence of Technology on Tourism in Dubai

By Tamanna Shaikh There has been a sharp rise in the tourism industry, ever since the technological breakthrough. Tourists are able to discover information on travel networks, language barriers and cultural preferences for potential destinations. Local and global tourism both has witnessed a dramatic change over the past few years due to the technological advancement. In early days, when technology …

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